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been increasingly concerned that such massive attacks coming from china are having devastating consequences on the u.s. economy. in short, u.s. investigators have accused china of economic espionage, of stealing research and design. this allows them to compete without spending billions on innovation and product development. if this is true, americans should care because it's costing them countless jobs. u.s. officials are calling this the greatest illegal transfer of wealth in history. >> and pierre, we've seen the defense secretary leon panetta talking about cyber pearl harbors. and the white house is preparing to take action. >> reporter: this week, they are announcing plans to help private companies in identifying and mitigating such attacks, george. >>> we're going to go to the white house, where president obama will appear later this morning, to warn against the next budget crisis that's coming fast. automatic spending cuts to hit every government program in just ten days. abc's jon karl has more on what we expect to hear from the president. good morning, jon. he's going t
in africa and this shot from china. some are cowing them at best culturally insensitive. >> for me the african picture was probably the most offensive because it played on some of the most old and stereotypical images. it showed the african as primitive. almost uncivilized. >> reporter: on the website jezebel deputy editor dodi stuart is also critical writing "using people of color as background or extra is as a popular fashion trope but although it's prevalent it's very distateful. people are not props." one of the models, emily talked about her shoot. didonato says -- >> it's completely different. >> reporter: some people we spoke with didn't see a problem with the photos. >> as a traveler myself i think i love seeing these places and seeing other cultures so i think it shows that in this magazine. >> reporter: proving once again that controversy just like beauty is often in the eyes of the beholder. and "sports illustrated" gave abc news this statement saying "this year's edition went to all seven continents something no other publication has done to present the natural beauty o
trial begins. ron? >> bazi kanani, thank you for that report from south africa. >>> in china, a warehouse full of fireworks caught fire from the flames, sending them shooting into the air, there were, however, no reports that anybody was injured. >>> finally, another milestone for women in sports, ronda rousey and liz carmouche squared off in the main event last night. for ucf first female fight. rousey maintained her title with a first-round win. an excerpt online. rousey eats a hook, grabs a clench, carmouche goes down with a headlock. >> i think that's ginger and mine's next project. >> thank you, ron. >>> now to a very different type of story. t-minus five days to yet another fiscal cliff. $85 billion across the board spending cuts. >> that's right. president obama warning of dire consequences, from air travel to food safety. how bad will it really be? let's go to george george stephanopoulos host of "this week" for more. the president is sounding the alarm. unlike the fiscal cliff at the beginning of the year, you're not seeing much pressure from the economists. are poli
of the lunar new year. millions of people in china and other asian countries celebrated the new cycle of the lunar calendar. people born in the year of the snake are said to be thoughtful and stylish and complex. i don't believe that stuff, but guess who was born in the year of the snake. >> ron claiborne. >> there you go. >> very stylish. >> and complex. >> emphasis on complex. thank you, sir. the stylish ron claiborne with the news. >>> let's check the weather once again with the stylish ginger zee. ginger, good morning once again. >> hey, good morning, guys. yeah, around that -- that ron is really a snake, isn't he? let's get straight to the headlines. another one this morning being tornado warnings from the austin area through east texas and now that severe weather. will head to the east. i want to show you who's included in the threat area today. it's not just heavy rain, but isolated tornadoes, large golf ball-size hail or even bigger and, of course, damaging winds possible. there were some damaging wind around dallas this morning. the next warning, a blizzard warning from north
not make it into the magazine. particularly these taken in africa and this shot from china. some are cowing them at best culturally insensitive. >> for me the african picture was probably the most offensive because it played on some of the most old and stereotypical images. it showed the african as primitive, almost uncivilized. >> reporter: on the website jezebel, deputy editor dodai stewart is also critical of the photos writing "using people of color as background or extras is a popular fashion trope but although it's prevalent, it's very distasteful. people are not props." one of the models, emily didonato, talks about her shoot on "si's" website. >> it was such a cool experience to shoot with people like that. something completely different from anything i have seen or someone i never saw in my life. >> reporter: some people we spoke with didn't see a problem with the photos. >> as a traveler myself i think i love seeing these places and seeing other cultures, so i think it shows that in this magazine. >> reporter: proving once again that controversy just like beauty is often in the ey
attention. so take a look, please, in your medicine cabinets at home. >>> and a disaster in china. a truck carrying fireworks somehow detonated. and take a look at the aftermath. you see it there. a truck crossing an elevated highway at the time. the blast powerful enough to send the whole highway, highway crashing down. dozens of cars and trucks plummeted some 100 feet to the ground. more than two dozen people were killed. >>> and news there out of new york city, former new york city mayor ed koch has died. he'll be remembered for brash but very politically effective style, helped rescue new york city during its financial crisis and near financial ruin in the 1980s. ed koch was 88 years old. >>> and finally, a biker who got, well, the girl, may soon be getting something else. a day in court. hector martinez brought traffic to a standstill so that, wait for it. he could propose to his girlfriend in the middle of a busy los angeles freeway. his girlfriend may have said yes. but police say, he could have caused an accident. he certainly angered some folks. no doubt happy that the wedding wil
, the suspects allegedly wired money to seven countries, including pakistan and china. >>> and abc news has learned that lance armstrong is the target of an active criminal investigation. federal agents are looking into possible obstruction of justice and witness tampering charges. today is the deadline for him to come clean, under oath, to anti-doping authorities if he wants his lifetime ban from sports reduced. >>> a wild scene in florida this morning. we saw it at the top of the show. two people trapped inside the truck you see dangling off the side of a highway overpass in ft. lauderdale after it crashed. crews used a rope to secure the truck. brought in a tow truck to pull it in back off that ledge. a firefighter on a ladder helped secure everyone. one victim has been rushed to the hospital. no word on the condition of the driver. >>> finally, a whale of a story. actually, two of them. first, an american tourist off the coast of mexico got the surprise of his young life. take a look at that. >> oh. >> as a whale breached just beneath her boat and nearly jumped completely out of the wat
tests. it was bold. even china, north korea's staunchest ally, had north korea not to test a nuclear weapon. and it is the clearest sign yet of the new leader's belligerence. this is the first nuclear test under kim jong-un, who said the test is aimed at ferocious u.s. hostility towards north korea. in december, un also successfully tested a long-range missile, capable of reaching hawaii. the white house is calling this a highly provocative act. and calling on actions from the international community. there's very little the u.s. or the u.n. can do at this point since strong sanctions are already in place. in fact, this morning, north korea is saying, we will consider search of our ships and other sanctions by the international community as an act of war. and, josh, they say it will bring on relentless retaliatory attacks. >> we will certainly keep our eye on this. martha, thank you for that. >>> meanwhile, there's word this morning of a new poll out, planned for the u.s. forces in afghanistan. the pentagon is reportedly pushing a timetable that would keep some 8,000 troops in the co
of thousands of specialized magnets from china, unsuccessfully. the magnets are part of a key component used in making nuclear fuel and weapons. >>> and authorities have uncovered a new drug tunnel beneath the u.s./mexico border. this one in arizona. it's just two feet wide. but it is 68 feet long. agents seized more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana in the discovery. >>> and new evidence that the housing market is, in fact, bouncing back. foreclosures have now dropped to their lowest level since the peak of the housing boom some six years ago, thanks in part to new laws protecting homeowners. >>> and finally, getting knocked out, that is one thing. getting knocked out without a punch being thrown is what happened here. former nfl player, ray edwards, the big fella, took the ring in north dakota. his opponent didn't actually show up. some guy from iowa half the size didn't want the show to not go on. so, he decided to jump into the ring. and he did what all of us would do. took a dive worthy of a gold medal. a 2 1/2 pike, perfect entry. 10 from every judge. he may have sought medical attention.
are the most popular attraction in china but you can see them in san francisco at the asian art museum until may 27. they date back to 2,000 b.c. buried with the first emperor to protect him in the afterlife. mike? >> a live picture from our camera, sunshine, and a little breezy, also, and temperatures today that are running below average great one to four degrees. that puts us in the upper 50's to low 60's during the afternoon hours and cooler at the coast. now, a look at the accweather seven-day outlook, warmest on sunday. >> major accident in fremont southbound 680, multi-vehicles in lanes two and three, and a look at our app shows bumper to bumper traffic because of an early motorcycle. >> thank you. join us for the ♪ karl: it's time. michael: definitely, it's time. >> time for change. michael: time to laugh. >> time to get together. michael: time to make some new friends. kevin: time to make some memories. it's time, audience. great times, fun times. michael: it's time to go to disney world. announcer: live from walt disney world, it's "live with kelly and michael." today, from great
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